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's planning commission approved some plans for the city's tallest building. and what would be the tallest building on the west coast. thursday's decision gives the green light for the new 61- story transbay terminal tower. it will stand at first and mission streets reach 1,070 feet high. that's more than 200 feet taller than the transamerica building. >> wow. >>> it's a whole new commute for thousands of bay area workers. >> yup. they are part of a new generation of employees who are being driven to and from work on corporate buses. cbs 5's mike sugerman reports. >>> reporter: mass transit isn't always public transit. every day hundreds of huge bus transport a mass of people from san francisco to the silicon valley. workplaces like google, yahoo and the like. but they certainly aren't public. >> companies themselves are a little cagey about where those routes are. it can be a contentious issue. >> reporter: eric sees these big buses all over the city and like the rest of us knew nothing about them except that they seemed rather plush and efficient, very much unlike public transit. >> it's
tuned. we'll monitor that crowd that's going to arrive here at city hall and bring you the latest as it develops. reporting live at oakland city hall, joe vazquez, cbs 5. >>> campaign 2012 the presidential candidates cramming for their first face- off. the outcome of tomorrow's debate this denver could help decide the election. but cbs 5 political reporter grace lee says neither side wants to set the bar too high. >> reporter: the first of the three presidential debates is considered by most pundits to be the most important because it really sets the tone. and for once, both the president and the republican nominee actually agree on something. they are both trying to lower expectations. the stage is being set at the university of denver. the focus for the presidential candidates tomorrow evening will be on domestic policies with a heavy emphasis on the economy. both sides are already spinning. >> while president obama's people are saying, hey, i have had no chance to prepare anything, mitt romney's people are saying, hey, president obama is the best debater ever and i have never b
to the first few games and the field is transformed as has this area been with giants fever. >>> reporter: maybe it just seems that way but the city is awash in orange. giants orange. did you wear that orange for the giants? >> no. >> no? >> no. >> reporter: so not everyone is on the bandwagon but the world looks different through orange colored glasses. in the heart of san francisco, a giant orange heart. victoria's secret even had a giant bra -- i don't mean like a giant bra but it's orange, giants bra. >> it's supposed to be the happiest color, makes people happy. >> orange. >> for sure. >> reporter: at graphics sport wear they have been working on shirts since the game ended. >> when they were down 3-1 we had no idea we would be printing but as they kept winning games, we got ready to print. >> everybody loves the tigers. >> reporter: they won't be buying one. they are from detroit. >> detroit has had tough times so the tigers have been a really nice rallying point for the city. by the way, so we already know the weather for this coming weekend in detroit. possible snow flurries. so w
at the station you want. once the giants faithful reach the city, they will probably just start walking along the parade route which for the most part is market street and then they will find their spot. some might take muni but first consider this. two dozen muni and cable car lines will be affected because of the parade route. i heard from some people who say they are going to stake out their spot along the parade route as early as 8 a.m. the parade doesn't start until 11. the real early birds are going to miss all the traffic. they expect hundreds of people to camp out overnight. >> the rule of thumb for everyone allow for extra time no matter where you're going. golden gate transit says people planning to take the bus over the bridge should expect delays and allen and elizabeth, anybody planning on driving into the city, good luck. >> i was going to say. if you are going to drive, start now. >> reporter: exactly. >> to find a good parking spot. >> thank you. >> you can watch the parade live here on cbs 5 starting at 11 a.m. tomorrow and if you are not near a tv, you can watch a live strea
in south fremont. we are going to show you what it took to dig a tunnel through the middle of the city to build a new bart station. >> tea gets a lot of credit but the one thing added to your tea that destroys the health benefits. ,,,,,,,,,,,, to mobile 5 and ken bastidah a first look at the newly completed bart expansion in fremont's warm springs area. n, this is quite a m >>> let's go out live to mobile 5 and ken bastida with a first look at the newly completed bart expansion in fremont's warm springs area. ken, you know, this is quite a milestone. >> reporter: yeah. it's going to take a while to actually finish it. we're standing right now on what in 2015 will be the bay area's newest bart station. it will be called warm springs or the south fremont station, nothing here right now but a bunch of bart rails. but to get here from fremont, the last station on the line, they had to dig the central subway tunnel. now, check this thing out. this thing is 15 football fields long and it goes underneath central park in fremont. it goes underneath lake elizabeth. in fact, they had to take all
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